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Resources for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease

I want to thank everyone for their feedback regarding column topics. I received a variety of suggestions including grief, respite and advocacy. Starting in October, the column will integrate readers’ suggestions. Any time you wish to submit a suggestion, please e-mail them to me at . Continuing with the education theme, September’s columns are Read more…

Tips for Frustrated Dementia Caregivers

When I was 34 years old, my Nana Cumming died after very slow death from Alzheimer’s disease. I was 36 weeks pregnant at the time and was unable to travel back to Ontario. In many ways, I said “goodbye” a long time ago. I remember grieving most when her dementia was progressing and she was Read more…

Helpful Videos

Watch for the Signs

Caregiver Consultations: How We Help Frail Elderly Parents

Long Distance Caregiving

“You are amazing! What I tried to do in 2 months, you did in 1 week. You’ve helped us navigate the system, made sense of Mom’s disease, and gave back her independence and control. Thank you for making such a difference in Mom’s life and giving us, her family, complete peace of mind.”

– Mike G., Nanaimo, BC